Jessica Justman, MD comments on new incentives given for COVID-19 vaccination cards.
“Were admissions to baseball games or receipt of $75 bonuses part of what CDC had in mind? I doubt they thought about that,” said Dr. Jessica Justman, Associate Professor of Medicine in Epidemiology at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. “Using the card in those ways invites duplication for fraudulent purposes. It is unfortunately both a sad and predictable turn of events.”